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Twelfth night, or What You Will

Players Theatre

Manhattan Fri, Feb 13, 2015 - Sat, Mar 07, 2015

Shakespeare's classic comedy of gender confusion and mistaken identity comes to the Players Theatre for a limited run. Twins Viola and Sebastian have just survived a shipwreck and are separated in a strange new place. Believing her brother has died, Viola disguises herself as a man in order to be ...

A Bailar: Havana Rakatan, m¡longa and Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras

New York City Center

Manhattan Wed, Feb 18, 2015 - Sat, Mar 07, 2015

Escape the winter chill with our red-hot festival A Bailar, which brings the best of Latin dance to the City Center stage. This three-week festival offers a dazzling array of dancers and musicians from Cuba, Argentina, and Spain.

Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art

Studio Museum in Harlem

Manhattan Thu, Nov 13, 2014 - Sun, Mar 08, 2015

Speaking of People: Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art explores the ways contemporary artists use Ebony and Jet as a resource and as inspiration in their practices. Published by Johnson Publishing Company for over sixty years, both magazines are cultural touchstones for many African Americans and often represent a commonality between ...

Malpaso Dance Company

Joyce Theater

Manhattan Tue, Mar 03, 2015 - Sun, Mar 08, 2015

Audiences responded ecstatically to this young Cuban company when it made its U.S. debut at The Joyce last spring, and The New York Times declared that it was “impossible to choose favorites among the dancers.”

GOOSE!

Florence Gould Hall

Manhattan Tue, Mar 03, 2015 - Sun, Mar 08, 2015

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) presents Keith Michael's GOOSE!as part of the Company's Once Upon A Ballet series for children at Florence Gould Hall.

BRURAL: SKIN OF LIBERTY

Brooklyn Fireproof

brooklyn Fri, Feb 20, 2015 - Sun, Mar 08, 2015

The name Skin of Liberty reflects the Statue of Liberty’s copper history, while Fractured & re-Structured refers to the current psycho-geographical state of Nizhny Tagil, the old industrial city in the Middle of Urals.

Spring/Break Art Show

Skylight at Moynihan Station

Manhattan Tue, Mar 03, 2015 - Sun, Mar 08, 2015

SPRING/BREAK Art Show's 2015 theme, TRANSACTION, explores visions of and commentaries on exchange in all its forms. Bodies in their exchange of gesture. Education in its exchange of ideas. Commodity in its exchange of objects.What are the ebbs and tides of this cultural AC/DC? When is it absent? In what ...

Yara Arts Group in “Dark Night Bright Stars.”

La MaMa, First Floor Theatre

Manhattan Fri, Feb 20, 2015 - Sun, Mar 08, 2015

"Dark Night Bright Stars" by Yara Arts Group, directed by Virlana Tkacz, recreates the meeting of Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861), the great Ukrainian poet and painter, and Ira Aldridge (1807-1867), the African-American actor who was much honored in Europe. La MaMa E.T.C. will present the American premiere of the work ...

“Hitting Bedrock.”

La Mama, E.T.C.

Manhattan Fri, Feb 20, 2015, 7:30 pm - Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 2:00 pm

Yara Arts Group, which typically builds its theater productions on first-hand research and workshops in Ukraine, has chosen to replace its upcoming production of "Dark Night Bright Stars," a play based on the friendship of a Ukrainian painter with an African-American actor in 1858, with "Hitting Bedrock," a new work ...

“Rosario and the Gypsies” by Eduardo Machado

Theater for the New City

Manhattan Wed, Feb 18, 2015, 8:00 pm - Sun, Mar 08, 2015, 3:00 pm

The distinguished Cuban-American playwright Eduardo Machado has created a touchstone piece by taking a one-act play with music, written in 1982, and turning it into a full-length, two-act musical.  His "Rosario and the Gypsies," with songs by composer Rick Vartorella and lyrics by Mr. Machado and Mr. Vartorella, was a ...

On the Twentieth Century

American Airlines Theater

Manhattan Thu, Feb 12, 2015 - Thu, Mar 12, 2015

It’s nonstop laughs aboard the Twentieth Century, a luxury train traveling from Chicago to New York City. Luck, love and mischief collide when the bankrupt theater producer Oscar Jaffee (Golden Globe® winner Peter Gallagher) embarks on a madcap mission to cajole glamorous Hollywood starlet Lily Garland (Emmy® and Tony Award® winner Kristin Chenoweth) ...

Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey

Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University

Manhattan Sat, Nov 15, 2014 - Sat, Mar 14, 2015

In 1977, Romare Bearden (1911–1988), one of the most powerful and original artists of the 20th century, created a cycle of 20 collages and watercolors (miniature variations of his collages) based on Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. Rich in symbolism and allegorical content, Bearden’s “Odysseus Series” created an artistic bridge ...